What is alternative travel, anyway? To us, it means zigging instead of zagging, traveling to the less visited, less known about, less familiar. GoNOMAD explores the places that are forgotten, and not as on the radar. Here is where some of the best stories happen. Enjoy reading about working abroad, living abroad as an expat, teaching, and volunteering. All alternatives to the typical trip, and all richly rewarding.
A new children’s book, All Fish Faces,” shows what many different ocean fish look like and how they live, and a blogger traveled the world volunteering.
My Dance Macabre Among the Fetish Healers of Togo By Edward Placidi It was a ghoulish and gruesome scene in the doctor’s office. I was visiting the Fetish healers there. Hundreds of carcasses splayed on the ground. Row after row of heads and other body parts arranged on tables. Spines, legs, arms and other skeletal […]
The Hostel in the Forest is a rustic retreat in rural Brunswick, Georgia, where you can swim in a pond, enjoy walks in the woods and eat vegetarian food.
Book Authentic Travel Experience With Do-Good Organizations By Anna Levine Looking to engage in society and travel at the same time? Visit.org aims ‘to enhance the mission of great social organizations by facilitating mutually beneficial virtual and in-person interactions between people and communities around the world.’ Funded in part by Columbia University in New […]